A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 286 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (178 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.8184 East, latitude 31.1529 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:12:03 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/15 / 2015-09-15 08:12:03 / September 15, 2015 @ 8:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003p3k. Unique identifier: us20003p3k.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 286 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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